October 7, 2010
1. Scratch sheet of paper (to take notes)
2. Sharpened pencils
3. A set of headphones (for individual computers
to hear videos)
4. A ready to learn BRAIN!!!
What is HAS?
HAS is an acronym (or word) designed to help you
understand and remember the meaning of
Homonyms, Antonyms, and Synonyms.
Standard 1-3: The student will learn to read by
applying appropriate skills and strategies.
Indicators: 1-3.5 Understand the relationship
between two or more words (including synonyms,
antonyms, and homonyms).
1. You will understand the similarities and differences in HAS.
2. You will be able to identify examples of HAS.
3. You will be able to use HAS accurately in sentences.
4. You will be able to observe others using HAS and you will
be able to identify them.
The H in HAS stands for Homonyms.
Homonym- is defined
as being one or more
words spelled and
pronounced alike but
different in meaning.
This word can mean two different things when being
1. Pool of water
2. The game of pool
Homonyms in a Sentence
Would you like to play a game of pool with me?
Let's go swimming in the pool!
In this lesson we have learned the concepts of HAS!
Homonyms- words that are spelled and pronounced alike but have different
Antonyms- words that are the opposite of other words.
Synonyms- words that have the same meaning as other words.
Where will we go from here?
Now that we have learned about Homonyms, Antonyms, and
Synonyms we will be able to add more words to our wide
range of vocabulary words.
We will also be able to write more complex things that include
descriptions, comparisons, and originality.
We will sound smart and look smart when talking to others
using our new skills.
Now that you have mastered these skills in this lesson,
its time for you to have some individual practice for
It is important to do homework because you will be
tested on this FRIDAY!
Complete the handout in your homework folder about HAS tonight, and
bring it back tomorrow with all answers correct and get a surprise!
Discovery Education. (2006).
Choosing the Right Homonym [Video Segment]. Available from http://www.discoveryeducation.com/
100% Educational Videos. (1999).
Review [Video Segment]. Available from http://www.discoveryeducation.com/
Tobey or Consequences [Video Segment]. Available from http://www.discoveryeducation.com/